New Scientist Premium- Under the knife, under hypnosis – Features

New Scientist Premium- Under the knife, under hypnosis – Features: “AS THE surgeon’s knife cut into her chest, 46-year-old Pippa Plaisted should have been in agony. The 45-minute breast cancer operation she was undergoing at the Lister Hospital in London would normally have needed a general anaesthetic. But Plaisted had not been anaesthetised, nor given painkilling drugs of any sort.”

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